Structal secures a CAN$12M contract to build the new Edmonton Clinic North

    BOUCHERVILLE, QC, July 31 /CNW Telbec/ - Structal-Heavy Steel
Construction ("Structal"), a business unit of Canam Group Inc. (TSX: CAM), has
secured a contract worth CAN$12 million from PCL Construction Management Inc.
for the fabrication and erection of the structural steel frame required to
build Edmonton Clinic North in Edmonton, Alberta. This six-storey building
will cover a total surface area of 500,000 square feet (46,452 m2).
    "We are very proud of this contract," said Structal president Luc
Pelland. "Not only is this a breakthrough for us in the Western Canadian
market, but it also means that our expertise and excellent customer service
are recognized in the healthcare construction sector."
    Fabrication of the structural steel components, mainly in Canam Group's
Calgary, AB, and Sunnyside, WA, plants, will begin in the fall of 2008. The
erection process is scheduled to begin in February 2009 and should be
completed during the third quarter of 2009.
    Edmonton Clinic North will be administered by the University of Alberta
and will be devoted to teaching and research. It will be part of The Edmonton
Clinic, a world-class healthcare facility scheduled to open in 2011 and the
first of its kind to be built in Canada.
    Structal-Heavy Steel Construction is specialized in major and complex
construction projects and also offers engineering support, design-build and
project management services.
    In recent years, Structal and Canam Group Inc. have been associated with
many other complex and prestigious construction projects in North America,
including the new stadiums built for the New York Mets, the New York Yankees,
the New York Giants and New York Jets, the New York Red Bulls, the New England
Patriots and the Philadelphia Eagles, the new arena for the Pittsburgh
Penguins, the Newseum in Washington, DC, and the Boston Convention &
Exhibition Center.

    Canam Group Inc. is an industrial company operating 12 plants specialized
in the design and fabrication of construction products and solutions. The
company employs more than 3,000 people in Canada, the United States, Romania
and India, and has partnerships with companies in Mexico, France, Saudi
Arabia, the United Arab Emirates, Russia and China.

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